THE SHELLS

Enjoy browsing through these pages for a variety of select quality specimen seashells, I hope you find something interesting...

Zoila Exceptional - POR Volutidae Strombidae Turbinidae Cypraeidae Muricidae Various Conidae Bivalves Haliotidae Pectinidae Ranellidae

 

Altivasum flindersi (#4584)

F+++/Gem 189mm A spectacular & X large specimen with perfect spines, mature lip & the most perfect spire I have ever seen on a flindersi, all the way to the very tip….This shell was very freshly dead collected but is easily one of the most impressive I have ever seen!

Cypraea friendii insulata (#4582)

F+++/Gem 89.1mm Beautiful big “old school” insulata with the classic broad, flattened & calloused base! Diver collected in shallow water – Israelite Bay-  South coast WA

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Cypraea thersites (#4572)

F+++ 91.7mm. Magnificent BIG inflated specimen, black margins & blue mottled dorsal pattern/colour! It has several small, smooth & fully glossed nacre imperfections but no chips & is just such an impressive piece! Very very difficult to find today in the 90+ size ranges…

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Cypraea friendii vercoi candida (#4570)

F+++ 83mm. A beautiful large example of this stunning & rare vercoi form! Excellent colour & strong pattern…Diver collected – south coast WA.

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Cypraea jeaniana thalamega (#4562)

F+++/Gem 91.6mm. An impressive & very beautiful example of this highly sought after Zoila uber rarity! Large with classic thalamega colour & pattern.

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Cypraea jeaniana aurata (#4556)

Gem- 83.7mm: A magnificent, heavy & mature shell with classic colour,  pattern & beautiful shape, tapering into the terminals, easily one of the best I have handled!

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Cypraea rosselli rosselli Bernier Island form (#4550)

F+++/Gem 50.3mm: Here we have one of the stunning & rare deep water dived shells from the remote Bernier Island population! Distinct, broad angular & flaring margins, jet black with lovely copper gold dorsal window…Easily one of the most visually spectacular of any of the various rosselli populations.

Cypraea venusta roseopunctata (#4544)

F+++/Gem 77.4mm: An impressive large (half punctata – half immaculata) pink shell with darker pink terminals & just a scattering of gold/orange spotting over a predominantly pink dorsum! Diver collectedRecherche Archipelago, south coast WA.

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